Today is the 60th anniversary of Fidel Castro’s attack of the Moncada army barracks. Venezuela’s tinpot dictator Nicolas Maduro, along with Bolivia’s Evo Morales, Uruguay’s Jose Mujica and Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega are celebrating in Havana.
Carlos Eire, however, is shedding light on what it really means:
A brief and personal history of 100 years of Cuban history
I cannot possibly cut and paste his heartbreaking post. You must read it in full. Click on the photo for the full article:
While you’re at it, buy his books.
Over the years, I have been asked why do I feel such affinity for the plight of the Cubans. It’s simple: If my Spanish grandparents had decided to move to Cuba instead of Puerto Rico, that would have been my story, too.
There but for the grace of God, go I.